Category Archives : Million.Kenya

Wangari Maathai (Kenya)

In 1940, Wangari Maathai was born in village of Ihithe, Nyeri District of Kenya. She was a Kenyan environmental and political activist. She was also the founder of “Green Belt Movement”, which is an environmental and non-governmental organization focusing on planting trees. In 2004, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize because of her great […]


Jane Wanjiru Muigai Kamphuis (Kenya)

  Our sisterhood is global Photo by The Moon Magazine originally published on The Moon Magazine   I first learned of Jane Wanjiru Muigai Kamphuis watching the HBO documentary, A Small Act. The film told the story of Chris Mburu—Jane’s cousin—whose primary education in a rural village in Kenya was sponsored by a woman he’d […]